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Nana Mizuki (Hinata in Naruto, Fate in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Cure Blossom in Heartcatch Precure! ) is now the "image girl" (celebrity spokeswoman) for Nakau, a Japanese restaurant chain specializing in donburi (rice bowls) and noodles.

On Friday, Sept. 18, the Sailor Moon musical Nakayoshi 60th Anniversary Performance: Sailor Moon - Un Nouveau Voyage will open at the AiiA 2. 5 Theater Tokyo. The Sailor Moon musical has been adored by fans for many years.

Figure manufacturer Wing have unleashed their latest uplifting figure, starring the busty Nitroplus mascot Sonico in a fabulous office lady uniform, replete with stylish glasses and a seat to seductively ensconce herself upon - Sonico can plan out...

Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako of Akishino, the 20-year old granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, has recently been getting a lot of attention online in Japan after she appeared in public by herself for the first time looking exceptionally poised...

Just in time for "Rock Day" in Japan (June 9th can be read as "ro-ku", which sounds like the Japanese pronunciation of "rock"), LoVendoЯ has cranked things up to 11 with the MV for "Iinjanai? ", one of the tracks from their major label debut singl...

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Fans are eagerly awaiting the latest Death Note live-action adaptation, and now, we get to see what the rest of the cast really looks like. We've seen Light Yama's, L's, Near's, and Misa Amane's actors for the live-action TV drama adaptation of Ts...

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Came today is the collaboration song from two big idols of Japan: Namie Amuro and Hatsune Miku, under the title "B Who I Want 2 B". The song is produced by UK underground artist Sophie, with lyrics co-wrote together with Michie M.

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Star Ocean isn't the only series Square Enix is bringing back. Siliconera has learned from a source at Square Enix that a new Front Mission game is in development. The game is being developed by Square Enix Japan along with former Armored Core pro...

The official website for the upcoming all-new feature film based on Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed manga Yowamushi Pedal today posted its main visual featuring all of the main characters, and also announced its main staff.

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The official YouTube channel for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Miki Yoshikawa's comedy manga Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches has posted a new promotional video compiling the kiss scenes in the show.

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Good news Girls und Panzer fans, because Bandai Visual's official youtube channel has started streaming the latest trailer for the upcoming GaruPan movie, New Girls und Panzer der Film, the very same trailer which was revealed in Japan during the ...

The new Gintama ° anime will be continuing into the summer season with new themes for the third anime incarnation of the alt-history sci-fi comedy. Blue Spring Ride's CHiCO with HoneyWorks are on opening "Pride Revolution," while Aqua Timez's (Ble...

The July issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine unveiled new stills from the live-action films of Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga on Tuesday. The stills feature: Isayama's manga and the films depict the battles between humans and the ...

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Looks like Hachiman's troubles are far from over as 5pb. will be producing a second video game based on Wataru Watari's highly popular romantic comedy light novel series, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, and they have now opened an official website ...

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The anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki (Tosh)'s bestselling cooking battle manga, Food Wars: Shokugeko no Souma, is currently one of the hottest shows this current spring 2015 anime season, and Weekly Shounen Jump!

Dengeki Online has announced that the sequel to Sega's crossover fighting game celebrating the light novel publisher's 20th anniversary, tentively called Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax New, will be introducing characters from Index/Railgun author K...

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Following up last month's confirmation of the Resident Evil 0 HD remaster, Capcom has the debut trailer and screens for the early 2016 release. It's coming to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC, and you can see some of its sp...

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By Sato . June 8, 2015 . 12:45am Capcom's upcoming free-to-play online action RPG, Dragon's Dogma Online, will officially launch this August in Japan, the developers announced. More details were revealed during a recent event for the game.

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda's Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) novel series has revealed the preview image, preview video and synopsis for the upcoming 10th episode of the anime, airing on Wednesday the 10th of...

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By Ishaan . June 8, 2015 . 7:16am On Sunday, June 14th, Nintendo and Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai will host a special video presentation about the recently announced update coming to Super Smash Bros.

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By Ishaan . June 8, 2015 . 8:09am Capcom have announced the Mega Man Legacy Collection, a compilation of titles that will include "faithful reproductions" of the first six original Mega Man games, along with a new Challenge Mode and a Museum Colle...

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Check-out the official images for the TK11 Kamen Rider Drive Type Tridoron figure that represent's Drive's ultimate form. Are you ready to. . .

Square Enix just announced Figure Heads, a five-on-five online shooter for PC. No word yet on an international release. 1Reply Summer-Colored High School, aka That Japanese Game With a Fucking Long Title, is an open-world PlayStation title.

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The official Dragon Ball Super Twitter account posted the storyboard of the show's ending sequence. What's worth noting about the ending sequence storyboard is that there is a possible scene featuring adult Goku doing a fighting pose he did as a k...

Charapedia asked 10,000 anime fans the question: Which mature male anime characters do you think are the coolest? And from thousands of fans, most of the responses are from the male fans (57. 8%), female fans (42.

6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 3 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 1 6 Flares × They say that in Japan, convenience stores can sell anything, and that seems to be true as 7-Eleven Japan has started selling life-size replicas of Attack on Titan'...

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Cosplay by Larry Bear. Character: Meiko "Menma" Honma. Series: あの日見た花の名前を僕達はまだ知らない (We Still Don't Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day. ) Cosplay and tributes work well together when the context of the show relates so closely to what you a...

Over the weekend at AKON! , international visual novel localiser/publisher MangaGamer made three new announcements. These announcements include an impending hardcopy release of No, Thank You! ! ! , the acquisition of Kuroinu from Liquid and new pl...

Kadokawa has posted a 15-second CM for the upcoming OAD based on Sakae Esuno's sci-fi action manga series Big Order, which will be bundled with the limited edition of its 8th tankobon volume to be released on October 3, 2015.

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It's east meets west as Japanese fusion rock group Wagakki Band sets their sights on their American debut. The band led by Yuko Suzuhana on lead vocals, flanked by Machiya on lead guitar and backing vocals, Beni Ninagawa on the tsugaru jamisen, Ki...

Aniplex of America has set July 21st and October 27th release dates for the two collections of Aldnoah. Zero's first season. And along with this is an English dub trailer and message from the cast, including Asseylum's Erika Harlacher, Inaho's Max...

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